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  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Media Types: Newspapers
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  • Decade: 1880-1889
  • Angus Smith (Schooner), U105030, 31 Dec 1889
        vessel sale
      vessel sale
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 31, 1889
        p.1CAP'T MOONEY TALKSThe Way The Steamer Armstrong Is To Be Brought Up.Last Friday evening the steamer Rival of Quebec, but in the employ of the Collinsby company, having the schooner Jessie Breck in tow, called at Clayton for ...
      p.1CAP'T MOONEY TALKSThe Way The Steamer Armstrong Is To Be Brought Up.Last ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 30, 1889
        p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The prop. Alma Munro will winter here.The steamer Maud will run to Cape Vincent as long as navigation remains open.A barge, owned by Gilmour & Co., sunk in the Cataraqui River, was raised today...
      p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The prop. Alma Munro will winter ...
  • A. McVitte (Propeller), 28 Dec 1889
        launch, Detroit
      launch, Detroit
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 28, 1889
        p.1 Improvements For Lake Ontario - The U.S. vessel owners' association suggest the following legislation for Lake Ontario: "Lighthouse on Braddock's Point, above Charlotte harbor; steam fog whistle on Galoo Island; buoy on Ford shoals, about three miles west of Oswego harbor; ...
      p.1 Improvements For Lake Ontario - The U.S. vessel owners' association suggest ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 27, 1889
        p.1 Incidents Of The Day - While a steam pump was being transported from a wharf to the schooner Jessie Breck the pump slipped and fell on the deck and broke away four planks. The frame of the engine was broken.The raising of the water in the lake yesterday ...
      p.1 Incidents Of The Day - While a steam pump was being ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 26, 1889
        p.1 To Raise The Steamer - On Tuesday night the men working at the steamer Armstrong got one of the pontoons clear of her and they expect to have another clear in a few days. It is the intention to locate the schr. Neelon on one side of the ...
      p.1 To Raise The Steamer - On Tuesday night the men working ...
  • Ogdensburg Journal (Ogdensburg, NY), 25 Dec 1889
        (newspaper and date not positively known) The Armstrong Abandoned.It has come at last. Wrecker Leslie has finally succumbed to the inevitable and that stage in the wrecking operations on the steamer Armstrong, which many predicted would arrive months ago, was staved ...
      (newspaper and date not positively known) The Armstrong Abandoned.It has come at ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 24, 1889
        p.1 The Wreck Of The Armstrong - The Ogdensburg Journal says that Mr. Leslie's contract was to raise the Armstrong in time for the winter's work, and he was to receive $10,000. The present abandonment releases the owners, and it is at their option whether a further contract be ...
      p.1 The Wreck Of The Armstrong - The Ogdensburg Journal says that ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 23, 1889
        p.1 Incidents of the Day - The men employed at the dry dock were called out yesterday morning to fix the dam. The waves were heavy and the continual washing on it nearly caused it to give way. Stone and earth were carted to the dam which saved the ...
      p.1 Incidents of the Day - The men employed at the dry ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 21, 1889
        p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The schr. Philo Bennett cleared yesterday for Cape Vincent with ties.The steamer Pierrepont had a big load of Wolfe Islanders this morning.
      p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The schr. Philo Bennett cleared yesterday ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 20, 1889
        p.1 Operations Abandoned - W. Leslie has discontinued work at the wreck of the Armstrong. He will resume operations in the spring. He has been very unfortunate in his work this year. On Wednesday it was thought sure that the arrangments were so complete that the vessel would ...
      p.1 Operations Abandoned - W. Leslie has discontinued work at the wreck ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 18, 1889
        (pages 1 & 2 missing)p.3 The Launching Postponed - Owen Sound, Dec. 17th - Owing to the delay of the English underwriters in forwarding the insurance papers, the steel ferry was not launched this afternoon, but the event will take place on Thursday at 2 ...
      (pages 1 & 2 missing)p.3 The Launching Postponed - Owen Sound, Dec. ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 17, 1889
        p.1 Incidents Of The Day - Mr. Madden is building a large elevator for the M.T. Co.The schr. Jessie Breck has been chartered to carry grain to Oswego. Freight 3 1/2 cents per bushel.The steambarge Isaac May and consort have gone into winter quarters at Sarnia. Capt. ...
      p.1 Incidents Of The Day - Mr. Madden is building a large ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 16, 1889
        p.1 Repairing The Boats - At the beginning of the new year the Folger Bros. will commence overhauling their steamers. To some of them extensive repairs will be made while the improvements to others will be light. The str. Maud will receive a new engine to be built at ...
      p.1 Repairing The Boats - At the beginning of the new year ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 14, 1889
        p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The schr. Picton, Capt. F. McMaster, arrived last Saturday with a cargo of coal from Charlotte. She is the last sailing vessel to enter this season, the same fact being true of her last year, when she was entered on the 11th of ...
      p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The schr. Picton, Capt. F. McMaster, ...
  • Iron King (Propeller), 13 Dec 1889
        shortage due to stranding
      shortage due to stranding
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 13, 1889
        p.1 Found A Body - of chambermaid from burned str. Quinte.How Did The Fire Begin? - In the examination of witnesses, in the enquiry as to the cause of the burning of the steamer Quinte, considerable evidence of interest was adduced. Capt. Christie first saw the fire ...
      p.1 Found A Body - of chambermaid from burned str. Quinte.How Did ...
  • British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 12, 1889
        p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The Alexandria Bay steamboat company has declared a dividend of 10 %.
      p.1 Incidents Of The Day - The Alexandria Bay steamboat company has ...
  • Aurora (Propeller), 11 Dec 1889
        boiler replacement
      boiler replacement
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